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Viodi View – 07/26/18

Next week’s 2018 Independent Show in Anaheim is sure to draw comparisons to the legendary Western Cable Show. The next three videos provide a preview of what to expect from a show that has the energy and in many ways a similar vibe of the exciting times when the cable industry was still young and the […]

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Alan Weissberger Technology

Global Telco Capex May Surprise on the Upside in 2013!

After several years of disappointments, global telco capital expenditures (capex) might increase stronger than expected next year. That might breath new life into the struggling telecom equipment and module market, which has been in the doldrums since at least 2001 with ever shrinking profit margins for telecom infrastructure gear makers. Light Reading reports that European telcos might […]

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Alan Weissberger Broadband

AT&T to Expand U-Verse & IP-DSLAM; Bring Fiber to Commercial Buildings & Cover 99% of US with LTE!

In the most significant announcement since SBC acquired the old AT&T and became “the new” AT&T, the telco giant announced it will spend $14B over the next three years to expand its wireline and wireless networks under its newly coined “Project Velocity” initiative.  The company wants to move to an all IP network platform, which means they’ll be […]

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Alan Weissberger Technology

Cloud Computing Realities from a VC and IT Expert at TiE Charter Member Meeting

Introduction: While there has been a tremendous amount of articles, whitepapers and other information written on cloud computing, most of it is from IT vendors or market research firms.  In a Viodi View article last year, we reported that IDC said “the Cloud platform would be in a power position for the next 20 years […]

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Alan Weissberger

TiE Angels Update: 4 Companies Funded; 3 Companies Present Value Propositions at January 2011 Meeting

We have previously written about the significance of TiE Angels in light of the many start-ups today that are under the radar of the larger VC firms. (Early Stage Startups Get Wings from TiE Angels). TiE Angels was formed in the summer of 2010 as a platform for angel investors to work together to evaluate, […]